By Dmytro Mossienko, in Kiev
Ukrainian 2 time Olympic gold medalist and 2008 Val Barker Cup winner Vasyl Lomachenko, friend with this writer on Facebook and having his career consistently covered by me as writer and photographer, confirmed on 13 May his decision to go pro after successful performance in the AIBA’s WBS tournament.
Despite Ukraine’s loss to Astana Arlan’s of Kazakhstan, Lomachenko won all his fights in the series, never having to apply full force.
The Akkerman (Odessa Black Sea area ) resident is known as skillful acrobat, versatile athlete, performing complicated vaults after his wins in the square ring. He promises to become a factor to reckon with in the pro-ranks